An Ozonator is an electronic device. It has an aerator at the end of its hose. The Ozonator adds a little amount of ozone and thus produces an oxidizing effect. It can commonly called as a purifier. The use of Ozonators can make extremely bad smells removed to some extent.
The main function of an Ozonator is to make the air, pollution free. It is basically used to treat the indoor air and prevent the causes of air pollution.
The Ozonators can be used for a number of other purposes too apart from cleaning the air. The other purposes include –
It is used to purify drinking water before packaging by removing the chemicals and contaminants that are present in the water. Filtration and Sedimentation technique is used for this purpose.
It is used to treat sewage by destroying the harmful bacteria and fungus present in the sewage water. As we know that ozone is used for the treatment of waste water as it doesn’t leave any toxic substance in the water after treatment, ozonator is used for this purpose.
It is also used to treat swimming pool water by removing all the bacteria and other contaminants.
It is also used in the treatment of textile effluents, in food and beverage industry to produce quality products at low costs, in pharmaceutical industry to produce medicines, for the proper bleaching of pulp and paper, and many other purposes too.
Some of the studies have shown that an exposure to ozone leads to lung inflammation, loss of lung function, chest pain, cough, irritation in throat and lung elasticity due to its oxidative properties. So, it is advised to use Ozonators till the smell of ozone doesn’t spread and it should be used only when the emergency occurs.
Due to harmful effects of ozone, the use of ozone generators should be kept to the minimum. And when used, it should be used with full precaution to avoid any side effect.